Sports Illustrated: Faces In The Crowd

University of Vermont junior forward Nikkie Hessney (Victor, N.Y.) is featured in the “Faces In The Crowd” section of the October 13th issue of Sports Illustrated. Hessney scored a hat trick in two minutes and 22 seconds in UVM’s season-opening 4-0 victory over Stetson in the first round of the Vermont Soccer Classic. Hessney’s hat trick is the quickest in NCAA Division I history. She has tallied seven goals this season and leads the Catamounts in scoring with 15 points. Hessney ranks among the America East leaders in goals per game and points per game.